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Jonathan B.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German
  • Awarded CARAS Grant from Temple University Research Administration
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jonathan B.

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German started in my extended family and has gradually become a central part of my life. First I studied German for five years in grammar school. Then I traveled to Germany multiple times, and hosted Couschsurfers from Germany and Austria. My nephews are being raised bilingual in English and German, and I have both native and second language German speakers in my nuclear and extended family. Having this broad perspective on how German fits in the landscape of international communication, I can adapt a students' education to fit their needs whether it be in mastering school skills or learning German for travel, work or to build relationships.

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Preston T.
Mr. Jonathan was absolutely fantastic with my son. He was patient, supportive and always so positive. He worked hard to connect with my son and figure out ways that would make the learning fun.
Ramon L.
great human beign.
Jim M.
The first class was very good. We covered a good amount of ground. There's only so much an instructor can do during a first class as the teacher and student get to know each other, however, so I'm looking forward to future classes to get deeper into the lessons
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Lisa D.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa D.

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As a native German speaker and native English speaker, students will quickly learn German proficiency and lessons will be focused on the goals of the particular student.

About Lisa

I have experience working as an English and German teacher in Germany, teaching to kids and adults of varying levels and language goals. I hold a bachelor's degree in Language as well as a Masters degree which I obtained in Germany. I also have experience working with diverse populations including t

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Bella M.
Nyla
Lisa made learning German fun! I wanted to focus on words and phrasing needed when traveling to German as I hope to do that someday soon. After going over some basic German words and principles, we started on phrases, with quizzing afterward to help me retain what I had learned. Lisa provided lots of positive feedback and I gained confidence as the lesson proceded. I hope to take additional classes when I firm up plans to actually make the trip and I'll be hoping to take them from Lisa again. Highly recommend!
Jentzen
Lisa was amazing! I needed a refresher on my German before going on a trip, and Lisa was just who I needed to assist me. She is very professional, patient, and adapted our lessons to my specific needs and goals. I would recommend Lisa to anyone seeking German assistance!
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Sam G.

162 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, German, English
  • MA German Studies from University of Florida
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Sam G.

162 Reviews
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I love all things German and my aim is to encourage my students to feel the same. I've been teaching German for 5 years. My students go from knowing no German to being able to hold conversations to eventually completing their grad studies in a German speaking country!

Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to introduce yourself and before you know it be a German whizz. I try to base my lessons around modern German pop culture typically using current events as inspiration. My lessons feature video links, audio, worksheets, textbooks, and more.

I offer different time options to suit your needs and am also happy to discuss group lessons if you wish to learn with your partner/family member/friend. Please reach out to discuss pricing options for those.

About Sam

Guten Tag, I'm Sam and use the pronouns she/her. I was born in England but have been living and teaching in the USA since 2014 where I studied for my MA in German Studies at the University of Florida. I began teaching with Takelessons in 2016 and never looked back! Last year I became a USA perman

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Timothy and Kandice H.
Sam has been a great teacher. We plan to take lessons with her again in the future.
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Dutch, German
  • Elementary Education from Paedagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chrissy S.

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What a beautiful language German is! No wonder there's so many famous German poets, playwrites and composers! And actually German is also very much used in todays international business world! Whether you want to get better grades in school or you just want to be able to have a simple conversation on vacation or apply with a German company, as a native speaker I can help you reach your goals!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in t

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Daniel R.
Excellent teacher.
Paula D.
Carl
Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
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Kerstin R.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, German
  • Awarded Promotion of Young Scholars Grant or NaFoeG from Berlin senat 1994/96
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kerstin R.

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I am a native German speaker and have been teaching German since September 2011.
My students are pre-k -12 th Graders and occasionally adults, mostly Business German. SAT prep for German and German with listening.

About Kerstin

I graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in June 2007 with a Master in Education (Arts in Education) degree. During my studies I worked in the framework of the Artful Adventures Program (Museum of Fine Arts in Boston), which provides object - based learning and hands on artistic exp

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Min O.
Kerstin has been a great tutor for our son. Not only does he enjoy working with Kerstin, but his German skills have noticeably improved (along with his grades). Kerstin is a great communicator, always on-time, never cancelled and very easy to work with. I would highly recommend Kerstin.
Anja H.
Our daughter took to Kerstin right away. She did not want the lesson to end!
Pamela W.
Kerstin is a fantastic teacher. She connected right away with my daughter Chloe who is 8 years old and immediately engaged and had her learning German after 1 lesson. She is punctual and professional. I highly recommend her.
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Jonathan G.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks German, French, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Ph.D., Music from University of Washington (Seattle)
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Jonathan G.

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I have taught this language at the beginning and intermediate levels. Immediately following my college years, I worked in Austria.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Adam
I've been taking piano lessons with Jonathan for over a month now and I've been very pleased with his teaching. He's extremely knowledgeable and skilled, but what I appreciate most is his enthusiasm during lessons. He keeps the lessons fun, even when the subject matter is difficult. On top of this, he's just a cool, nice guy who I've enjoyed getting to know.
Brandon
Working with Johnathan has been a joy.

It was my purpose setting out to study music in general, not just to study an instrument but to use the instrument as a means of approaching music in the abstract. I set out to study music’s mechanics and theoretical foundations.

Jonathan is very knowledgeable and very meticulous. He has a precise and analytical sort of mind, and very strong foundations in his classical training.

To have a wealth of knowledge in one's subject is not enough, one also has to know how to teach (which is a whole skillset of its own). It is clear Jonathan is an experienced teacher. I have never felt rushed with Jonathan, he is very generous with his time. He provides ample resources for study outside of our sessions, and is quick to respond to emails. He has lent me books, sent me links to videos, and provided me with plenty of homework.

Jonathan has also been very accommodating in allowing me to have some authority in planning lessons and exploring my own interests. Particularly I wanted to study modal music and found a folk song in the Locrian Mode. We took a break from the Suzuki work we had been doing and he helped me transcribe the song and practice.

I could not recommend Jonathan enough, I am switching focus from violin to piano for the time being and will be employing him as my piano tutor, and I’m very much considering taking spanish lessons under his tutelage as well.
Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.

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"Very nice and kind hearted person, always encouraging. I look forward to having more classes."
Arney
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"She is very thorough und clear. Very professional"
Juan
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"I appreciate her patience and professionalism. Good teacher."
Josef
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Valentina was great. She had materials to supplement her teaching and she was very patient. According to Beckett, "Valentina was extremely nice and she made learning easier than it would have been on my own.""
Beckett
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"I really enjoy my tutor sessions with Valentia. She is patient and knowledgeable. She is very quick to understand what I need help with."
Laurie
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Kerstin is a fantastic teacher. She connected right away with my daughter Chloe who is 8 years old and immediately engaged and had her learning German after 1 lesson. She is punctual and professional. I highly recommend her."
Pamela
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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"Valentina is characterized by enthusiasm and patience. She structured the lesson very well. She encouraged me to go forward. Even in the first lesson, I learned a lot."
Aliesha
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Our daughter took to Kerstin right away. She did not want the lesson to end!"
Anja
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson with Valentina, and am looking forward to my next lession!"
Charles
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"A natural teacher, gifted in her ability to establish rapport and move the learning process enjoyably forward."
Daniel
Took German lessons from Chrissy S.
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